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|Brahminy Kite |
Size: 45 cm
Note its diagnostic chestnut-brown upper-parts and black wingtips. The immature bird is mottled brown.
A nasal, mewing call.
Mainly a coastal bird, frequently seen in mangroves and harbour areas. Also found along inland rivers and in wooded terrain far from water; occurs locally up into mountain elevations. Flies low, dropping down to catch prey or pick up carrion.
Common resident breeder throughout, including north and south offshore islands.
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This is super shot against the background light which we call back-light. The feathers detail and colours are beautiful....thanks for sharing....yes, wish you a happy new year....warmest regards/Abid
wonderful bird .
Excellent quality, thanks and greetings